Nancy Thomas graduated from the University of Alabama with M.A. in Counselor Education, with a focus in marriage and family counseling.
She has worked for over 20 years in several settings including:
- Private outpatient
- Partial hospitalization
Before joining Montgomery Psychiatry & Associates, Nancy worked at Samaritan Counseling Center as a clinician and in clinical and executive director positions.
Nancy will be a participant at the following event(s):
Certification ID: 37575
National Certified Counselor
NCC Certificate Date: 1994, Expires: 2020
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor
CCMHC Certificate Date: 2012, Expires: 2020
Overview of counseling and therapy services offered by Nancy Thomas.
Interests & Specialties
- Mood Disorders
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Trauma and PTSD
- Coping Skills
- Marital and Premarital
- Professionals in Crisis
- Identity Issues
- Relationship Issues
- Suicidal Ideation
Treatment Techniques & Interventions
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Assessment and referral
- Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
- Culturally Sensitive
- Family / Marital
- Family Systems
- Medically integrated
- Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
- Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
- Spiritually integrated therapy
- Trauma Focused
Additional Online Resources
Articles, Presentations, News & Events related to Nancy Thomas.
"How Important is Sleep to Well-Being?" by Nancy Thomas (September 2016)
"When we take time to rest, not only do we feel better, but we make better decisions, enjoy life and our relationships more, and function better and more efficiently. This holds true for children and adolescents as well..." Read more in River Region's Journey Magazine »
"Where Do Christians Seek Help?" by Nancy Thomas (May 2016)
"Our Church families have well established traditions for providing support. What about support for mental health issues? Through research across many denominations in the United States, Sidney Hankerson, MD, MBA and professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University, found that 27% of Church members or their family members have experienced mental health problems..." Read more in River Region's Journey Magazine »
"Trauma Informed Care: Recognizing and Responding to Effects of Trauma" presented by Nancy Thomas at the 2016 Case Management Conference “Exploring the Spectrum of Case Management”.
"Trauma increases the risk of neurological, biological, psychological and/or social difficulties such as: Changes in brain neurobiology; Social, emotional & cognitive impairment; Adoption of health risk behaviors as coping mechanisms..." Read more at The Wellness Coalition »
In The News
"Need for Mental Health Services Increase" by Montgomery Advertiser (March 2014)
Originally published by Montgomery Advertiser, republished by The Alabama Department of Mental Health.
"Clinics that provide mental health care are seeing an increase in people seeking help, and many people seem to be turning to affordable alternatives... Some mental health care providers said the increase is at least in part because of a weak economy in which people are struggling to find jobs. 'You have a whole generation of people having trouble finding jobs that will support them,' said Nancy Thomas..." Read more »